Service & Maintenance

Scale South has furnished scales and weighing equipment to load airplanes to transport military armament; furnished railroad scales to load trains that transport grain, steel, rock or dirt; furnished truck scales to load trucks transporting wood products, chemicals or weighing trucks on the Interstate highways or at shipping ports; furnished bench and floor scales to weigh items in shipping crates or boxes in the shipping departments of manufacturing plants.

 

Scale South has been doing that continuously since 1974, with service available 24 hours a day 7 days a week with factory trained, state licensed, bonded and insured scale service technicians for 41 years. We offer preventative maintenance, repair services, construciton, and installation of scales. Please take a moment to learn more about the quality services you will receive when you choose Scale South.

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Brief History of Scale South

1974

Richard Bailey founded Augusta Scale Service providing sales and service to industrial scale customers.

1978-80

Awarded State of Georgia contract to supply and install (8) temporary and (8) portable truck weigh stations. Acquired Toledo Scale-Augusta distributorship and merged operations with Augusta Scale Service. Awarded (3) year State of Georgia contract to supply and install (14) permanent truck weigh stations.

1982-85

Acquired Toledo Scale-Albany distributorship. Combined assets of Augusta Scale Service and Toledo Scale-Albany to form Georgia Scale Company. Relocated corporate office to major and more modern facility.

1988-90

Reorganized operations with long term Distributor Agreements with global scale suppliers thereby assuring continued efficient customer service. Became A&D Weighing distributor for Analytical Scales/Lab Balances as well as Dillon Force Measurement Systems.

1994-95

Developed a "Quality System" and obtained ISO-9001 Certification/Registration. Opened Savannah, GA branch location.

2000

Built larger, more efficient facilities in both Augusta and Savannah locations.

2004-05

Awarded a (3) year State of Georgia contract to supply, install, and upgrade (6) permanent truck scale weigh stations with Avery Weigh-Tronix products. Awarded winning bid on Boeing contract for design, engineering and installation of a custom aircraft Avery Weigh-Tronix "Center of Gravity" system for the Dreamlifter transporter in Charleston, Sc.

2007-08

Winning bid on Augusta-Richmond County contract for (3) 75' long truck scales complete with driver activiated RFID automated data acquistion system interfaced with a host computer. Successful bid on Georgia Ports Authority, Savannah, GA for supply and installation of (4) 80' long high volume "Extreme Duty" Avery Weigh-Tronix truck scales.

2010

Expanded operation for sales and service by opening branch locations in Columbia, SC and Charleston, SC. Changed name from Georgia Scale Company to Scale South, Inc.

2011

Awarded City of Columbus, GA bid for (3) 70' truck scales-Heavy Duty Steel Deck 12' wide platforms with GSE Weight Indicators.

2012-2014

Awarded various large scale projects including an in-motion rail scale for a local chemical manufacturer in Augusta, GA.

2015

Awarded a two year, 2 million dollar project to replace 19 static weigh stations for the GA DOT.

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Preventative Maintenance
 

Scale South offers customized service agreements for ALL scale manufacturers. From food facilities to concrete batch plants, our technicians can calibrate and service any scale in your facility.

 

Scale South has three test trucks that carry several 1,000 lbs of state certified test weights. This means we are able to setup regular inspections of your scales to always keep you compliant. Never worry about expired certifications again! We even send all your calibration reports to you digitally to reduce paperwork.

 

Scale South is ISO 17025 Accredited and a member of the National Conference of Weights and Measures. We perform load testing to OSHA and ISWM standards of booms, jibs, trolleys, hoists and cranes.

Our technicians receive regular manufacturer training on the latest equipment on the market.

 
 

Our company employs (14) licensed and bonded scale technicians as well as (1) Certified Weighing Professional. We even offer 24/7 Emergency Service, which means you'll experience little down time. We can service any make or model scale and carry a wide selection of load cells and repair parts.

 

Scale South brings 40 years of experience with us when we arrive at your facility to troubleshoot your scale. This helps us to diagnose your issue and repair it quickly . We can maintain your weighing equipment to meet or exceed all manufacturers, state and national weighing requirements.

 

We have serviced scales for companies such as Georgia Pacific, Kimberly Clark, International Paper, Boeing, Rayonier Wood Products, Shaw, Albemarle, and DAK. We have also serviced scales for the Georgia Department of Transportation and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.

 

When it comes to fast, reliable, and quality service, Scale South is hands down the best choice in our region!

  

Service

Preventative Maintenance

 
 

Scale South offers customized service agreements for ALL scale manufacturers. From food facilities to concrete batch plants, our technicians can calibrate and service any scale in your facility.

 

Scale South has three test trucks that carry several 1,000 lbs of state certified test weights. This means we are able to setup regular inspections of your scales to always keep you compliant. Never worry about expired certifications again! We even send all your calibration reports to you digitally to reduce paperwork.

 

Scale South is ISO 17025 Accredited and a member of the National Conference of Weights and Measures. We perform load testing to OSHA and ISWM standards of booms, jibs, trolleys, hoists and cranes.

 
 

When making a big decision, such as purchasing a truck scale for your company, a lot of considerations should first be made. The type of construction and installation required will be dependent upon the type of truck scale you purchase. Leave the guessing work to us. Scale South has installed truck scales across Georgia and South Carolina for major corporations. Our trained sales staff are here to help you to determine the type of foundation suitable for your situation and can streamline the construction and installation of this major invesment for your organization.

 

And it doesn't stop at truck scales; Scale South has designed and built custom center-of-gravity scales for the Boeing Dream Lifter heavy transport stationed in Charleston, SC. We have also supplied and installed rail road scales for companies across the south.

Installation & Construction